David Mann and Peter Taylor
David Mann and Peter Taylor

Hampshire Cricket are pleased to announce the renewal of their partnership with Southampton-based law firm, Paris Smith, one of the dominant regional law firms in Central Southern England.

Over recent years Paris Smith and the Club have worked closely together on a number of projects including the Ageas Bowl’s major development programme which includes the 175-bed four-star Hilton hotel, two new covered stands as well as the new 18-hole golf course. Paris Smith have also played an important role in helping Hampshire Cricket to secure planning permission to hold concerts at the venue.

Paris Smith will continue in its role as the Official Legal Partner of Hampshire Cricket & the Ageas Bowl.

Hampshire Cricket Chief Executive, David Mann said: “We have been delighted with the service Paris Smith have provided over a long period of time and I am very happy that it’s been agreed to continue this partnership. Their help has been crucial to a number of developments at the Ageas Bowl, and they have played a big part in creating the fantastic venue we see today.”

Paris Smith’s Managing Partner, Peter Taylor said: “Paris Smith have enjoyed a long standing relationship with Hampshire Cricket spanning many decades. We are delighted to have helped the Club to achieve its success and, in particular, it’s undoubted ability to host international cricket. 2015 will be an exciting year for Hampshire Cricket and the Ageas Bowl both on and off the field and we are proud to continue our relationship. “